Eduardo Lopez, co-director and producer of Harvest of Empire, the documentary based on the book by renowned journalist, writer and activist Juan Gonzalez, will be visiting Maria DiFrancesco's ICSM (Exile, Immigration and Terror: The Spanish-Speaking World) on Wednesday Sept. 18th, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. in the Taughannock Falls Meeting Room of the Campus Center. Although officially a class visit, faculty and students interested in the topic of immigration, particularly immigration from the Spanish-speaking world to the United States, are welcome to come to the presentation and to participate in the ensuing dialog. Mr. Lopez will show some clips from the documentary and be available to answer questions from audience members. Attendance is limited to 50, so please RSVP to Tina Bennett by 4:00 p.m., Monday Sept. 16th if you would like to attend.
The French Conversation group meet on Mondays & Wednesdays from 2:30-3:30 pm in the Pub. Weekly sessions will meet from September 11-December 11, 2013. French speakers of all levels are welcome and encouraged to attend. Practice your language skills in a relaxed, nurturing environment.
Submitted on behalf of Marisa Kelly, Provost
Please join me on Thursday, September 12th for the first Faculty Colloquium of the academic year. James Pfrehm, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, will be presenting Technolingualism: Language and Technology in Dialogue…….
Please join the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures in congratulating Thomas Conners '14. Tommy is the winner of the American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Cemanahuac Educational Community Scholarship. This is a very competitive scholarship program, and only one scholarship is awarded annually. As part of the scholarship, Tommy will travel to Cemanahuac, Mexico. There, he will participate in a full-immersion language-learning community with the purpose of gaining invaluable professional skills as a future teacher of Spanish language, literature and culture.
Graduating seniors Anna Rothfus (Theater Arts Management with a minor in French) and Richard Yue (French and Francophone Studies) have been selected to teach English in France as part of the French government's Teaching Assistantship in France Program for the 2013 - 2014 academic year.